The following was taken from the blotter. An arrest does not indicate a conviction as all persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
- Keith Kagan, 46, of West Islip, turned himself into Northport Police on an active bench warrant for failure to appear on May 7. He was processed and released to court.
- An Annetta Avenue woman reported a number of prank calls on May 3, though she said none were threatening in nature.
- A pan handler was reported along Fort Salonga Road on May 8 around 5 p.m. though he was gone when police arrived.
- A Highland Avenue woman reported that her rear car window was broken while parked and unattended in her driveway on May 3. She believes the window was broken by her landscaper using a weed whacker. The incident may be reclassified to a case offense at a later time.
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- A homeowner on Avenue B was issued a summons for excessive dog barking after a neighbor reported the noise on May 4 around 9:30 p.m.
- A communion service at a church on Main Street caused a traffic jam on May 5 around noon due to the large number of people attending.
- It was determined that some youths threw stink bombs in the street on Seaview Terrace on May 5 after someone reported a burning odor.
- Two men were fighting on Laurel Avenue on May 5 around 6 p.m.
- A man's green kayak went missing from the bulkhead adjacent to his house on May 5.
- Police responded to the complaint of a loud party on Woodhull Court around 2 a.m. on May 6. The partiers agreed to take it inside.
- Someone complained of people "playing the bongos for 45 minutes" at a Main Street location around 2 a.m. on May 6. The police officer saw them playing both guitars and bongos at location with an open guitar case soliciting funds for their music and told them to leave.
- A Laurel Avenue business owner told police that a 2002 Chrysler Sebring was blocking the dumpster for several days. The business owner stated he was able to make contact with the owner and that the vehicle will be moved.
- A woman reported her suspicion on May 7 that someone had entered her Woodbine Avenue apartment on numerous occasions without permission and taken things such as sunglasses and a wrench. Police could not find an obvious break in or point of entry. Other suspicious activity include an unknown vehicle parked in front of the location making entry into the driveway difficult at times. She does have a surveillance camera on the property and was advised to use it and contact police with any further information.
- Someone reported a Hispanic family panhandling for money on Fort Salonga Road on May 7. No one was there when police arrived.
- Northport Police responded to five fishermen who were adrift right outside Northport Harbor without engine power. The police provided search lighting to assist the Suffolk County Police Department locate several subjects stranded in the water until emergency boats and a helicopter located and rescued the individuals in distress.
- A possible hate crime at Jefferson Avenue was reported to Northport Police on May 8 and investigated with the assistance of Suffolk County Police Bias Crimes Detective Gonzalez #1206. Detective Gonzalez determined that the incident did not rise to the level of a crime. After being presented with the option to pursue a violation charge in the matter, the complainant declined to prosecute and signed a refusal.
- A man was reported walking around outside in his underwear on Steers Avenue on May 8 around 8:50 a.m. He was gone when police arrived.
- A stolen 2011 Kia was found parked and abandoned at the waterline of Steers Beach on May 8 around 9 a.m. Suffolk Police were informed and a towing company removed the vehicle.
- A pink backpack containing a HP Pavilion dV7 laptop computer was turned into headquarters on May 5 in the parking lot on Fort Salonga Road. There was no identification with the the backpack and the contents of the computer can not assist with finding the identity of owner. There is a sticker on the computer with the name Christine Brown.
- A Bayview Avenue woman was reported to be yelling and playing loud music on May 10 around 6 a.m. Police spoke with the woman who states she was singing while playing music and agreed to lower the volume.
For questions about this blotter, email the editor at Leah.Bush@patch.com.